Southern California, Belize and Austin, Texas - places much more exotic than north Louisiana, but that's the place Dr. Rick Bateman is calling home at least for the next six months.
Bateman, the newly-appointed interim director of Northwest Louisiana Technical College, may be serving only temporarily but he's taking every initiative to move the two-year higher education institution into the future.
"My father taught me to leave everything better than you found it," Bateman said. "When I would ask to borrow his truck, I knew I had to bring it back cleaner, than with more gas, and that's something that has left an indelible mark on me."Subscribe to Read!